Nosh & Knowledge Presents “Sights & Sounds of Passover”

Description: Join Cantor Stuart Binder for a look at the sights, sounds and tastes of Passover. A kosher lunch will be served and there is a suggested donation of $5.00 per person.

RSVP: required by 3/16 to Beth Englezos at Bethe@jfcsonline.org or 609-987-8100 ext. 126

Date: Thursday, March 22nd at 12:30pm

Location: Beth Chaim (329 Village Rd East, Princeton Junction)

 

Nosh & Knowledge Presents “Let My People Eat.. And Eat.. And Eat!”

Description: Jews are known as The People of the book – the cookbook! Gloria Goldbert, speaker and Educator, will present “Let My People Eat.. And Eat.. And Eat!” an interesting and entertaining look at the Jewish foods from Biblical times to the present. Some are familiar foods, but others are as not well-known: Have you ever tasted ancestral foods such as aufschnitt or adafina? BONUS: Each attendee will receive a copy of Golda Meir’s world famous recipe for chicken soup with matzo balls!! A kosher lunch will be served and there is a suggested donation of $5.00 per person.

RSVP: is required by 3/9 to Beth Englezos at bethe@jfcsonline.org or 609-987-8100 ext. 126

Date: Wednesday March 14th at 12:30pm

Location: Beth El Synagogue (50 Maple Stream Rd, East Windsor)

Great Debates in Talmud

Description: The Talmud is filled with examples of rabbis disagreeing over the interpretation of Torah and how rituals and rules should be implemented. Join Ann Berman-Waldorf as we look at some of the arguments presented and how the answers influence our Jewish practices today. A kosher lunch will be served and there is a suggested donation of $5.00 per person.

Date: Thursday February 22 at 12:30pm

Location: Congregation Beth Chaim (329 Village Road East, Princeton Junction)

RSVP: Required by 2/15 to Beth Englezos at bethe@jfcsonline.org or 609-987-8100 ext. 126

Abraham and Sarah: Do Our Heroes Have To Be Perfect?

Description: Rabbi Jay Kornsgold will look at the experiences of our first patriarch, Abraham, and our first matriarch, Sarah. Our program will lead to a discussion of the general topic about our expectations for heroes. A kosher lunch will be served and there is a suggested donation of $5.00 per person.

Date: Wednesday February 14th at 12:30pm

Location: Beth El Synagogue (50 Maple Stream Road, East Windsor)

RSVP: Required by 2/9 to Beth Englezos at bethe@jfcsonline.org or 609-987-8100 ext. 126

 

 

 

Ask The Rabbi

Description: Join us for coffee, a nosh and lively conversation with Rabbi Eric Wisnia. Free and open to the community.

Date: Tuesday February 6th at 10am

Location: Congregation Beth Chaim (329 Village Rd. East Princeton Junction)

                                                          RSVP: To Beth Englezos at bethe@jfcsonline.org or 609-987-8100 ext. 126

 

Caregiver Support Group

Description: Jewish Family & Children’s Service of Greater Mercer County has announced a new Caregiver Support Group for those who are taking care of a spouse. This non-sectarian group will provide a collective should of support, as well as tips, techniques and resources to help caregivers. The group is open to the community and will be facilitated by Chaplain Beverly Rubman. Coffee and light refreshments will be served.

When: For six Tuesdays beginning January 23rd

Time: 10:30am to 11:45am

Where: Jewish Family & Children’s Service, 707 Alexander Road, Suite 102, Princeton NJ

Cost: $50 for 6 sessions

To Register: Contact Beverly Rubman at Beverlyr@jfcsonline.org or 609-987-8100 ext. 151

Prophets & Politics

Description: Join Rabbi Eric Wisnia for an examination of the role the prophets played in visioning and creating a just and compassionate society. A kosher lunch will be served and there is a suggested donation of $5.00 per person.

Date: January 25th at 12:30PM

Location: Congregation Beth Chaim (329 Village Rd. East, Princeton Junction)

RSVP: Required by 1/19 to Beth Englezos at bethe@jfcsonline.org or 609-987-8100 ext. 126.

 

OnStage Performance: Aha Moments

Description: OnStage Seniors, a community project of McCarter Theatre, creates a documentary theater performances that explore the stories and issues of our community. Ensemble members – all over 55 – perform about senior memories and experiences. This year’s production is entitled “insights and Revelations” and it will explore “aha” moments! A kosher lunch will be served and there is a suggested donation of $5.00 per person.

Date: Wednesday January 10th at 12:30PM

Location: Beth El Synagogue (50 Maple Stream Road, East Windsor)

RSVP: Required by 1/5 to Beth Englezos at bethe@jfcsonline.org or 609-987-8100 ext. 126.

God Concepts in Judaism

Description: Our texts and our teachers present many different views of the same God. Join Ann Berman-Waldorf for an examination of the Jewish teachings about God as we explore our own ideas and beliefs. A kosher lunch will be served and there is a suggested donation of $5.00 per person.

Date: Thursday, December 21 at 12:30PM
Location: Congregation Beth Chaim (329 Village Rd. East, Princeton Junction)

RSVP: Required by 12/15 to Beth Englezos at bethe@jfcsonline.org or 609-987-8100, ext. 126

Beginning Your Family Research With Casey Zahn

Description: Sometimes the hardest thing is to find out about your family’s history. You may have heard a story from your parents or grandparents but you don’t know how to discover more information about the story. Perhaps they arrived from a small town in Europe with only the clothes on their back? The challenge of researching your family is not finding the documents – it is the new stories that you uncover!

Come and learn how easy it is to research your family. Casey Zahn’s areas of expertise include beginning research, web site resources, researching census records, newspaper resources and immigration.

A Kosher lunch will be served and there is a suggested donation of $5.00 per person.

Date: Wednesday December 13th at 12:30PM
Location: Beth El Synagogue, 50 Maple Stream Rd, East Windsor

RSVP: Required by 12/8 to Beth Englezos at bethe@jfcsonline.org or 609-987-8100, ext. 126.